Alabama Courses of Study
AL.5.LS. LIFE SCIENCE
Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
5.LS.8. Defend the position that plants obtain materials needed for growth primarily from air and water.
5.LS.10. Construct and interpret models (e.g., diagrams, flow charts) to explain that energy in animals’ food is used for body repair, growth, motion, and maintenance of body warmth and was once energy from the sun.
5.LS.11. Create a model to illustrate the transfer of matter among producers; consumers, including scavengers and decomposers; and the environment.